Swans, ducks and geese (Anatidae)
Where to see them
Breeds across most of the UK, other than in northern Scotland, mid-Wales and the moors of south-west England. Possible to see anywhere there is a shallow lake, or a slow-flowing rivers, even in urban areas and parks.
When to see them
All year round
What they eat
Water plants, insects and snails.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
|-||28,000-30,000 adults||74,000 birds||-|